Have you tried to lose weight on your own but can’t seem to get the results you want? Losing weight can be difficult, especially when battling the bulge alone.
If you have a hard time shedding pounds, Emilia E. Murray, MD, ABIM leads our team at Murray’s Health & Wellness, providing her expertise and experience to help you lose weight.
We understand that your overweightness or obesity can come from different causes, such as medical issues, genetics, a lack of physical activity, or simply eating too many calories. No matter your reason for struggling with weight loss, we can help.
Dangers of being overweight or obese
When your body is above the healthy weight range, you increase your risk for diseases and other health issues, such as:
- High blood pressure
- Imbalanced cholesterol levels
- Type 2 diabetes
- Heart disease
- Gallbladder disease
- Sleep apnea
- Body pain
- Certain types of cancer
Carrying too much weight on your body can also cause you to feel depressed, have anxiety, or suffer from other mental disorders.
How medical weight loss works
When you come into our office, we first evaluate your current health, weight, and goals. We also learn about your medical history and answer questions you might have.
Once Dr. Murray gathers all of the necessary information, she customizes a weight loss program that specifically caters to your body, providing a safe and manageable way for you to lose weight.
Your plan might include:
Dr. Murray works together with you to determine the best plan for a successful outcome.
Benefits of a medical weight loss program
When you get your weight under control with professional support and supervision, the benefits include:
- Reducing your cravings
- Learning and practicing healthy eating and lifestyle habits
- Getting weight-related health problems under control
- Receiving recommendations when hitting a plateau
- Receiving motivational support
- Receiving consistent monitoring to keep your goals on track
- Reducing your need for bariatric surgery
When you start having success, you also feel better about yourself. Your body functions in a healthier way and you gain self-confidence. You also have our team walk beside you every step of the way.
Once you reach your goal, we continue to work with you so you can maintain your new, healthy weight. We understand that the follow-up process is just as important as the weight loss process.
To find out more about how to lose weight with our team’s help, book an appointment. Call us at 239-268-0057 or schedule your consultation online today. Or you can send us a message if you have questions prior to your visit.